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Page 319 - Its interest begins on the first page and ends on the last. The plot is ingenious and well managed, the movement of the story is admirably swift and smooth, and the characters are exceedingly vivacious. The reader's excitement is kept on the stretch to the very end.
Page 319 - Mr. Oppenheim has a vivid imagination and much sympathy, fine powers of narrative, and can suggest a life history in a sentence. As a painter of the rough life of mining camps, of any strong and striking scenes where animal passions enter, he is as good as Henry Kingsley, with whom, indeed, in many respects, he has strong points of resemblance.
Page 319 - A vivid and powerful story. Mr. Oppenheim knows the world and he can tell a tale, and the unusual nature of the setting in which his leading characters live and work out their love story, gives this book distinction among the novels of the season.
Page 319 - THE BETRAYAL. 6s. THE DUNDEE ADVERTISER. — " Mr. Oppcnhcim's skill has never been displayed to better advantage than here. . . . He has excelled himself, and to assert this is to declare the novel superior to nine out of ten of its contemporaries.
Page 319 - Mr. Oppenheim keeps his readers on the alert from cover to cover and the story is a fascinating medley of romance and mystery." THE YELLOW CRAYON. 6s. THE DAILY EXPRESS. — " Mr. Oppenheim has a vivid imagination and much sympathy, fine powers of narrative, and can suggest a life history in a sentence.
Page 320 - Mr. Oppenheim's stories always display much melodramatic power and considerable originality and ingenuity of construction. These and other qualities of the successful writer of romance are manifest in ' A Daughter of the Manonis.' Full of passion, action, strongly contrasted scenery, motives, and situations.
Page 319 - A MILLIONAIRE OF YESTERDAY. 6s. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH. — " We cannot but welcome with enthusiasm a really well-told story like ' A Millionaire of Yesterday.' " THE SURVIVOR. 6s. THE NOTTINGHAM GUARDIAN. — " We must give a conspicuous place on Its merits to this excellent story. It Is only necessary to read a page or two In order to become deeply Interested." THE GREAT AWAKENING. 6s. THE YORKSHIRE POST. — " A weird and fascinating story, which for real beauty and originality, ranks far above the...
Page 320 - THE WORLD'S GREAT SNARE. 6s. THE WORLD. — " If engrossing interest, changing episode, deep insight into human character and bright diction are the sine qud non of a successful novel, then this book cannot but bound at once into popular favour. It is so full withal of so many dramatic incidents, thoroughly exciting and realistic.
Page 320 - The story is rich in sensational incident and dramatic situations. It is seldom, indeed, that we meet with a novel of such power and fascination.